Pernilda Jean Harper

6 August 1920–1 April 2009 (Age 88)
Glasco, Cloud, Kansas, United States

The Life of Pernilda Jean

When Pernilda Jean Harper was born on 6 August 1920, her father, Lauren John Harper, was 22 and her mother, Alma Pernilda Olson, was 22. She married Louis Benedict Bonneau on 5 September 1942. She died on 1 April 2009, in Glasco, Cloud, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Glasco, Cloud, Kansas, United States.

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Louis Benedict Bonneau
Pernilda Jean Harper
Marriage: 5 September 1942

Spouse and Children

5 September 1942

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 7

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Hearpere, a harper

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  • Pernilda Jean Harper Bonneau, "Find A Grave Index"

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